Geographic Information System Trivia Quiz

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Geographic Information System is an organization of computer software, hardware, data, procedures and personnel combined to manipulate, analyze, and present information that is attached to a geographic location. What else do you know about GIS? Try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is acknowledged the father of GIS?
    • A. 

      Rovers Tomlinson

    • B. 

      Roland Tomlinson

    • C. 

      Roger Tomlinson

    • D. 

      Ryan Tomlinson

  • 2. 
    When was CGIS created?
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1902

    • C. 

      1949

    • D. 

      2000

  • 3. 
    Where was the first operational GIS developed?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      USA

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 4. 
    What was improved upon to create the CGIS?
    • A. 

      CySec

    • B. 

      DBIS

    • C. 

      DBMS

    • D. 

      Computer mapping Application

  • 5. 
    Which of these is the most common method of data creation?
    • A. 

      Analysis

    • B. 

      Digitisation

    • C. 

      Mapping

    • D. 

      Capture

  • 6. 
    Which of the following terms defines the steepness of a terrain?
    • A. 

      Step

    • B. 

      Aspect

    • C. 

      Slope

    • D. 

      Wedge

  • 7. 
    Which of these terms defines the direction a unit terrain face?
    • A. 

      Step

    • B. 

      Slope

    • C. 

      Aspect

    • D. 

      Wedge

  • 8. 
    Which of these is not related to Geostatistics?
    • A. 

      Ground measurements

    • B. 

      Spatial correlation

    • C. 

      Field data

    • D. 

      Spatial data

  • 9. 
    Which term is given to the process surfaces are created through data collected?
    • A. 

      Interpolation

    • B. 

      GVI

    • C. 

      DEM

    • D. 

      Spatial correlation

  • 10. 
    What is the full meaning of OGC?
    • A. 

      Open Geospatial Consortium

    • B. 

      Overview Geospatial Connection

    • C. 

      Open Geographic Information Correlation

    • D. 

      Overview Geospatial consortium

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